The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, created in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, is awarded annually by The Waywiser Press for a poetry collection by a poet who has published no more than one book. It includes publication with a $3,000 prize. Shelley Puhak, the 2012 recipient, will read with prize judge Charles Simic.

Co-sponsored with The Waywiser Press

Introduced by Joseph Harrison, poet and Senior American Editor of The Waywiser Press